Soupe Aux Quenelles De Semoule – Semolina Dumpling Soup – Grießnockerlsuppe

Écrit en Français - underneath written in English - darunter auch auf Deutsch Une de mes soupes préférées est la soupe aux quenelles de semoule. C'est une soupe typique de l'Autriche que ma grand-mère préparait régulièrement pour moi! On la trouve dans quasiment tous les restaurants en Autriche. On peut même acheter les quenelles de … Continue reading Soupe Aux Quenelles De Semoule – Semolina Dumpling Soup – Grießnockerlsuppe

Austrian Potato Salad – salade de pommes de terre autrichienne – österreichischer Kartoffelsalat

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch geschrieben Austrian potato salad is lighter than most versions because instead of using mayo it uses a base of vinegar and broth. We Austrians love having this gorgeous salad with a Viennese Schnitzel or with sausages for example. It is also délie … Continue reading Austrian Potato Salad – salade de pommes de terre autrichienne – österreichischer Kartoffelsalat

Viennese Schnitzel – escalope viennois – Wiener Schnitzel

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch geschrieben There are a couple of widely known Austrian dishes and Wiener Schnitzel is one of them! Wherever you go in Austria you will find them on the menu! And for a reason! It is absolutely delicious with its tender piece of … Continue reading Viennese Schnitzel – escalope viennois – Wiener Schnitzel

Savoury Gentleman’s Torte – Sandwich Cake – Pikante Herrentorte

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Today I will not give you a recipe but a "How to do" guide. I have been asked how to make the Austrian 'Savoury Gentleman's Torte' , that exists in other countries under other names. In the photo you can see … Continue reading Savoury Gentleman’s Torte – Sandwich Cake – Pikante Herrentorte

Fruity Traybake – Gateaux Fruité – Obst Blechkuchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch In Austria we have a variety of apricots that has gained EU protection in 1996 and and the region it grows in, the Wachau, is a World Heritage site. These apricots or "Marillen" as they are called are exceptionally sweet and … Continue reading Fruity Traybake – Gateaux Fruité – Obst Blechkuchen

Summer Slices – Tartelettes d’été – Sommer Törtchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch A little dessert or treat that I absolutely love are these summer slices. There is such a variety of fruit that you can present with them that it is pure bliss! Easy to prepare in advance they always have a huge … Continue reading Summer Slices – Tartelettes d’été – Sommer Törtchen

Austrian Marble Wreath Cake – Couronne marbré autrichienne – Marmor Kranzkuchen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch A perfect cake for an afternoon tea or even for a lunchbox. My boys regularly request this cake as they like the mix of vanilla and chocolate. The advantage is that, in case some pieces are left over, which doesn't … Continue reading Austrian Marble Wreath Cake – Couronne marbré autrichienne – Marmor Kranzkuchen

Austrian Carnival Doughnuts – Beignet de Carnaval – Faschingskrapfen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch Carnivals Shrove Tuesday is almost upon us and as every good Austrian knows, Carnival is Krapfen time!This, in the past, was because lent was much stricter than it is nowadays and people needed to eat heartily to keep up their … Continue reading Austrian Carnival Doughnuts – Beignet de Carnaval – Faschingskrapfen

Austrian Apfelstrudel – Strudel aux pommes

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch One of the most famous Austrian recipes is the Apfelstrudel. I am talking about the authentic one, not the versions with Filo or Puff pastry (these are certainly very good versions but can not be called Apfelstrudel). The Strudel dough … Continue reading Austrian Apfelstrudel – Strudel aux pommes

Chocolate Squares – Carrés au chocolat – Schokoladeschnitten (Zucchini Kuchen)

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch One of the cakes that I ate a lot as a child in Austria was this one. I remember, with 2 of my sisters, having sneaked chocolate squares out of the freezer one day (we didn’t get sweets very often). … Continue reading Chocolate Squares – Carrés au chocolat – Schokoladeschnitten (Zucchini Kuchen)